• TBCC 2019 Player One, Power Ups, & Probabilities: Panel Recap

    This panel was held on: Saturday, August 3, 2019 at 3 PM – 4 PM And here was the pitch: Join the data science debate of the highest critically acclaimed video games vs the nostalgia of games we grew up. The data science team at Pancake Breakfast: A Stack Of Stats will be serving up […]


  • TBCC 2019 Smash Brothers, Segmentation & Strategy: Panel Recap

    This Panel was held on: Friday, August 2, 2019 at 7:30 PM – 8:30 PM During the Tampa Bay Comic Convention 2019, held at the Tampa Convention Center. The Panelists were: Tom Ferrara (@pancake_analytics) , Kalyn Hundley (@kehundley08), Andy Polak (@polak_andy) I want to take a quick moment to discuss the panelists.  I love giving […]


  • Recipe 015: Pokemon Gen 3 K-means Clustering

    Take Charge of your Destiny! In this data story I’ll be showing you how a self guided machine learning algorithm can select the best Pokemon squad for the Hoenn region. At the end of this data story you’ll have six Pokemon to look out for in Pokemon GO , as well as understand why the […]


  • Recipe 011: DC Super Hero Throw Down: Propensity Modeling

    I want you to remember, Clark…In all the years to come… in your most private moments… I want you to remember my hand at your throat… I want you to remember the one man who beat you. Chilling quote isn’t it?  That was said by Batman to Superman during the The Dark Knight Returns, a comic book miniseries written […]


  • Recipe: 004 A Data Driven Approach During the NBA Pace and Space Era

    The format of this post will be slightly different from previous recipes.  Think of this as a yelp review, I’ll be going sharing the paper I presented during the SESUG 2018 SAS Conference.  This will be wordy than usual, but I will start with the recipe card per usual and then we’ll dive deep into […]